Bender, Browning, Dolby & Sanderson in Chicago was named agency of record for Underwriters Laboratories.
Leslie Harrold of LHA/World in Elmhurst was named Small Business Leader of the Year by the Oak Brook Area Association of Commerce.
Ruppman National Yellow Pages Service in Rockford changed its name to Marquette Group.
Sage Products assigned media duties for Comfort Bath to CPM in Chicago.
JPM in Chicago was named promotional agency of record for Canandaigua Wine Co.
Michael Walters Advertising, Chicago, was named agency of record for Kimball Hill Homes and Pulte Homes.
Boyden & Youngblutt Advertising & Marketing was named agency of record for Tower Bank and Avion Coach. The agency also recently completed a project for the city of Fort Wayne, its hometown.
Zimmerman Laurent & Richardson, Des Moines, acquired public relations firm Reputation Management Group. ZLR was also named creative agency of record for Heatilator.
Sayles Graphic Design in Des Moines will develop an image for Hoechst Marion Roussel's 1999 Excellence in Leadership event.
E and E Display Group named Callahan Creek its agency of record.
Insurance Management Associates named Sullivan Higdon & Sink in Wichita its agency of record.
Eli's Cheesecake and Robinson Nugent selected Lexington agency Doe-Anderson to develop and maintain their respective Web sites.
Kelcom Advertising & Public Relations in Pontiac will provide advertising services for Webasto Sunroofs.
The Berline Group in Bloomfield Hills expanded its relationship with Wendy's Restaurants to include the Traverse City co-op.
Truck and trailer part manufacturer Holland Group and Lafourche Manufacturing both named Stap in Kalamazoo as their agency of record.
Meridian Advertising, Troy, has joined the American Association of Advertising Agencies.
Auto parts manufacturer Hayes Lemmerz International tapped Hedge & Co., Southfield, to handle its advertising and marketing communications.
Colle & McVoy Marketing Communications in Minneapolis was named agency of record for Primera Foods Corp. in Cameron, Wis.
Bolin Marketing and Communications was named agency of record for Country Inns
& Suites by Carlson.
Vitran Express tapped Snow Communications in Minneapolis to handle its branding and marketing efforts.
Ticket broker Ticket America named Kerker Marketing Communications in Minneapolis its agency of record.
Solutia tapped The Hughes Group in St. Louis to handle marketing communications for the company's global efforts to expand the use of laminated glass in cars.
Innis Maggiore Group in Canton recently created a campaign for Square Two Golf.
Barefoot Advertising of Cincinnati recently produced five new TV commercials for Chattem's Sports Creme and Capzasin.
General Nutrition Cos. named Hallmark/Tassone in Pittsburgh agency of record for its national ROP newspaper advertising.
Internet service provider APK Net named Adcom Communications in Cleveland as its agency of record.
Madison agency Stephan & Brady was named agency of record for electric motor and tool manufacturer Dumore Corp.
New assignments for Nelson & Schmidt Marketing Communications in Milwaukee include building a Web site for LiphaTech, creating a branding campaign for Camcar Textron and serving as agency of record for Vision Recumbent Bicycles.
Sassy hired Milwaukee agency Meyer & Wallis to create an advertisement for its Sassy Baby Bath line.
L. Quillin & Associates in La Crosse recently began working with Super Radiator Coils on corporate positioning and other advertising.
Circle Midwest, Milwaukee, will design performance marketing pieces for Wild Space Dance Company.